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Broadwell, Elizabeth Lytle



  • Existence: died 1890
  • Existence: 1890    


Vice Regent for Ohio (1875-1890), Mrs. Samuel J. Broadwell

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Barry to Elizabeth Broadwell, 1879 June 25

 File — Box 94
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Accomplished much in a brief session at Grand Council. Program well planned by Regent and Secretary. Glad Mrs. Broadwell is chairman of the House Committee and Mrs. Halsted relieved of some of her many duties. Tells her instructions given Nathan on cleaning, daily, weekly, monthly, yearly. Must be kept clean. ER-17, p. 254

Dates: 1879 June 25

Elizabeth Broadwell to James Hollingsworth, 1878 March 9

 File — Box 91
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Cincinnati. Re the room assigned to Ohio. Wants exact measurements of room for cabinet makers, if mantel is marble or wood, condition of walls. ER-17, p. 249

Dates: 1878 March 9

Elizabeth Broadwell to Lily Macalester Laughton, 1884 May 23

 File — Box 96
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A.L.S. Cincinnati. Sorry to hear so few Vice Regents in attendance at Council. Wishes her to have something said on the bylaws of the MVLA concerning new rules against vote by proxy. ER-17, p. 259

Dates: 1884 May 23

Elizabeth Broadwell to Margaret Comegys, 1883 June 10

 File — Box 95
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Cincinnati. References a Jefferson autograph letter given to the Ohio room by Mrs. Comegys. Mrs. Broadwell remembers the hospitality offered by Mrs. Comegys of her newly restored room in 1876. Notes that in Josiah Quincy's writings he mentions how his father visited Judge Bushrod Washington and slept in George Washington's room and "saw him." ER-17, p. 258

Dates: 1883 June 10

Elizabeth Broadwell to Margaret Comegys, 1883 June 22

 File — Box 95
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Cincinnati. Amazed she has not received acknowledgement of her gift to Ohio room. Received the Jefferson letter and $5 for framing. Has sent her report to Mrs. Sweat. ER-17, p. 259

Dates: 1883 June 22

Elizabeth Broadwell to Margaret Sweat, 1878 January 31

 File — Box 90
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A.L.S. Cincinnati. Pleased she is Regent pro tem. Had a cable that the Regent's husband died the 28th in Algiers. Plans to furnish Ohio room this winter. ER-20, p. 23

Dates: 1878 January 31

Elizabeth Broadwell to Susan Hudson, 1878 March 2

 File — Box 90
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Refers to bereavement of her cousin Mrs. Laughton in death of husband. ER-17, p. 259

Dates: 1878 March 2

Elizabeth Broadwell to Susan Hudson, 1879 February 11

 File — Box 94
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Cincinnati. Explains what she and Mrs. Barry have decided on restoration of their state rooms. Tried to get original coat of paint, engaged Emmart & Quartley (Baltimore). Engaged a woodcarver Henry L. Fry to make Ohio coat of arms. Thought all ladies on her floor should know these plans. Cincinnati's Mount Vernon Society raised $2000 in entertainment to be used in furnishing Ohio room. ER-17, p. 259

Dates: 1879 February 11

Elizabeth Lytle Broadwell, Vice Regent for Ohio

 Item — Box HPC - Cabinet Card - Box 2: Series HPC - Cabinet Cards
Identifier: HPC - Cabinet Cards
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1850-2010

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Cabinet photographs 1
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